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romney. mitt -- no, no. mitt romney, mitt romney grew up in detroit. my dad managed, his dad owned -- well, his dad ran an entire automobile company, american motors. y yes, what i don't understand is in spite of that he was willing to let detroit go bankrupt. i don't think he's a bad guy. no, no, i don't think he's a bad guy. i'm sure he grew up loving cars as much as i did. but what i don't understand, what i don't think he understood, i don't think he understood that saving the automobile worker, saving the industry, what it meant to all of america, not just autoworkers. i think he saw it the bain way. i mean that sincerely. i think he saw it in terms of balance sheets and write-offs. folks, the bain way may bring your firm the highest profits, but it's not the way to lead our country from the highest office. [ cheers and applause ] when things hung in the balance, when things hung in the balance, i mean literally hung in the balance, the president understood this was about a lot more than the automobile industry. this was about restoring america's pride. he understood. he under
up in detroit. my dad managed his dad owned, well his dad ran an entire automobile company, american motors, despite of that he was willing to let detroit go bankrupt, i don't think he is a bad guy. i am sure he grew up, loving cars, as much as i did, but what i don't understand, and think he understood, that saving the automobile worker, saving the industry, what it meant to all of america, not just the auto workers. i think he saw the bain way. i think he saw it in terms of balance sheets and write-offs. folks, the bain way may bring your firm the highest profits but it is not the way to lead our country from the highest office. when things -- when things -- when things hung in the balance, literally hung in the balance, the president understood this is about a lot more than the automobile industry. this is about restoring america's pride. he understood, he understood in his gut, what it would mean to leave a million people without hope or work if he did not act. and heal knew, he also knew and understood the message it would have sent around the world. if the united states gave up
of it all, go back and read ronald reagan's 1980 acceptance speech in detroit. it is one most of the ideological speeches i've ever read in my life. >> i would argue this country's waiting for a mandate for some sort of galvanizing -- >> reagan said you elect me, this is what i'm going to do and i'm going to radically alter the course of the government that began growing in 1933. >> so here is president obama last night, phrasing our troops in the war zone while mocking mitt romney's recent foreign policy tour. >> we are forever in debt to a generation who sacrifice has made this country safer and more respected. we will never forget you. and so long as i'm commander in chief, we will sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. when you take off the uniform, we will serve you as well as you've served us, because no one who fights for this country should have to fight for a job or a roof over their heads or the care that they need when they come home. [ applause ] >> my opponent and his running mate are new to foreign policy. [ applause ] but -- from all that we've
with economic prosperity and some type of financial security. host: garrett is in detroit on the independent's line. -- gary. caller: i fell for the line about how the republicans are visonists. all my life i worked very hard. i paid all my taxes, did everything i should do. one time i moved out on a ranch and try to make it on my ranch, i did not have insurance and that's when i came down with heart problems and colon cancer and had nothing to fall back on. i went on food stamps, the lowest point of my life. the wasn't for help from the forrnment -- if it wasn't help from the government, i would never have survived. andno longer a republican one never support a republican again. as far as the democrats taking responsibility for this, they will never take responsibility for something the republicans have drove us into. this is a ditch the republicans have drove us into. glad your health has turned the corner. medicare is barack obama the first president to have cut medicare. $716 billion in cuts to medicare through the affordable care act. the romney-ryan ticket has a plan to save medicare f
. army veteran and purple heart recipient david nelson was visiting friends in detroit when a car drove up and began firing shots at a girl. he pushed her out of the way, but wound up being shot himself. >> i can't bring my baby back. he died doing a good thing, but that's not no consolation to me 'cause he's not coming back. >> gretchen: nelson was just 28 years old. he earned his purple heart after being hit by enemy fire in iraq. the accused shooter is now behind bars. >> brian: pregame prayers no longer allowed at harrelson county high school in georgia. the school board is stopping the prayer that's been happening for 15 years because of a atheist group cystagon constitutional and threatened to sue. >> chipping away all of our freedoms are slowly being chipped away. >> prayer has never hurt anyone. if you don't want to pray, don't bow your head. >> brian: people in town aren't giving up without a fight. a local shop made t-shirts like these and 3,000 people are expected to real estate in unity tonight at the team's first home game. all will be praying for their teams to win. >> ste
with individual railroads. so you can get an exclusive contract, say between detroit and chicago, along a particular railroad line, you are able to maintain that line at a much cheaper cost than your arrival having to use roads or having to just bushwhack the open country. and by establishing those exclusive right-of-way, railroads got very cheap telegraph service. telegraph companies have the rights of way. by establishing those arrangements, unusual contractual arrangements which the courts were reluctant to challenge, and congress was reluctant to challenge, by doing that he was able to get around the limitations that state lawmakers have place on telegraph companies to the anti-monopoly laws. and those laws have been enacted as a response to morse. so you morse who fails, the state anti-monopoly laws, did he succeed by using the railroads to create the kind of monopolies -- >> are there any comparisons today for rise in an at&t and broadband and cell towers, et cetera? >> here's the comparison that really gets me. in 1996 congress enacted a law, open up competition. in local telecom
and borrowed, we're getting back to basics. we are making things again. i've met workers in detroit and toledo who feared they'd never build another american car. and today they can't build them fast enough because we reinvested a dying auto industry that's back on top of the world. i've worked with business leaders who are bringing jobs back to america not because our workers make less pay, but because we make better products. because we work harder and smarter than anyone else. i've signed trade agreements that are helping sell our goods to millions of new customers. goods that are stamped with three proud words made in america. >> and after a decade of decline, this country created over half a million manufacturing jobs in the last two and a half years. and now you have a choice. we can give more tax breaks to corporations that ship jobs overseas, or we can reward businesses that create new jobs and train new workers here in the united states of america. we can help big factories and small businesses double their exports. and if we choose this path, we can create a million new manufacturing
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